Spanish prosecutor seeks dismissal of case against PM Sanchez's wife

FILE PHOTO: Pope Francis meets Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez at the Vatican

MADRID (Reuters) - Madrid's prosecuting authority on Thursday sought the dismissal of a case against Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez's wife.

A judge in Madrid on Wednesday agreed to look into a private complaint laid by an anti-corruption activist against Begona Gomez over alleged influence peddling and business corruption.

(Reporting by Emma Pinedo, writing by Aislinn Laing)